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This is the place to come for help and advice from our in-house healthcare professionals and ostomates like yourself.

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Outdoor activities for ostomates

26th February 2019

At last, the warm Summer months are in sight which means we can begin to look forward to a whole host of outdoor activities. Mild walks, BBQ’s with family and...

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Talk about your stoma: Time to Talk Day 2019

6th February 2019

Taking place on 7th February, Time to Talk Day is all about raising the awareness of mental health. The aim of the day is to try and make sure that...

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5 top tips ostomates – be more organised in 2019

10th January 2019

With 2019 officially underway, it’s the perfect time to hit the reset button and put some new plans into place. Now is the chance for you to make sure that...

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Christmas Markets considerations for ostomates

28th November 2018

It’s that time of year again when the festive crowds gather for the Christmas markets, or maybe a festive show or even just general shopping, which can be difficult for...

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Halloween: The sweet fear of sugar

30th October 2018

It’s that time of year again where people can dress however they like and not be judged for it! But Halloween isn’t just about the costumes, for the younger generation,...

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Introducing the Oakmed Product Selector

29th October 2018

Finding the right product to suit your particular situation can be difficult, especially just after surgery whilst your stoma and output is settling and you may need to change products....

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